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"What are some unwritten 'sibling code' rules?" –– Thanks to Redditor COOLDOOD16, we're about to find out. The sibling code is a real thing, ya'll. Honor it!


"Mom and dad..."

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Mom and dad are going to try and get us to turn on each other, if for any reason you deviate from the cover story we agreed on I will throw you under the bus so fast the bus will be totaled.

Also if you are about to go out and do something stupid and dangerous you have to let me know in case something happens to you.

KE5TR4L

"The younger one..."

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The younger one always plays Luigi.

BallClamps

"You'll inherit..."

You'll inherit my old stuff.

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"It's been a nuclear war..."

Mutually assured destruction. It's been a nuclear war deterrent for as long as there have been nukes so there's no reason it shouldn't work on your little brother or sister.

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"On family vacations..."

On family vacations, we must stick together to survive.

Kaiju-Man257

"There is a line..."

There is a line in the backseat of the vehicle. That side is yours, this side is mine. Cross it, and mom is being told.

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"If you get in trouble..."

If you get in trouble, you DO NOT, under any circumstance, bring something up that will get your siblings in trouble too.

If mom told us to do something, but we want to slack off, we blame it on the youngest.

Bobdrewbert

"You cannot..."

You cannot have the same favorite anything, whether it be a color or an animal or a character in a movie you are never allowed to like the same things.

GhostofOldComputers

"Make sure..."

Make sure the Younger Sibling gets some time on the Playstation, otherwise you'll hear about it at every family gathering for the rest of your life.

JMFR

"If someone leaves..."

If someone leaves the room without a declaration, the TV becomes fair game. If there is a declaration, respect that otherwise it becomes anarchy. Same thing goes for seats, food, etc.

JMFR

Just because someone is popular doesn't mean they're nice or even sane.

We all learn that lesson the hard way. Everybody has their secrets, especially the people we think have it all.

School is a very emotional and frustrating time. And nobody truly knows how to properly deal.

The 'popular kids' are full of surprises.

So keep an eye on them.

And not for envy, for your own safety.

They're probably plotting something.

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Everyone is on edge in this current climate.

And all it takes is one grievance committed by another to make a person snap.

Someone going postal could be the result of a significant other's infidelity, appalling customer service, or individuals on either side of an argument over abiding by certain health protocols.

And that changes day to day, or even by the hour.
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I love to save money. And sometimes I tear up when I have to pay a bill that feels a little high.

I love to look at my bank account and watch the amount rise.

When it falls, I shudder.

So I will always look for a deal when shopping. Give me a clearance rack anytime.

But even in my delirium of thrift I can admit, that sometimes, there is an item or three where higher quality counts.

And higher quality often comes with a higher price tag.

So I spend what I have to... and then cry.

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